Journal of the Historical Society of the Cocalico Valley ;
This issue contains the transcription of the 1869 diary of Clay Township resident Samuel R. Hess, and provides a day-to-day look at the life of a typical Mennonite farmer and businessman. The diary has been indexed by name and provides a list of local residents with whom Hess had contact with.
"Levi Henry Crouse and Mary Louise Worrest were married marh 7, 1843 at the ages 26 and 18 years in Paradise, Lancaster co [sic] Pa. by Rev., Edward y. Buchanan of the Epsicopal church [sic], a brother of the President James Buchanan. Our parents named their first born -- a boy for that minister, Edward Buchanan."
"Aunt Kate was a teacher for some time at Millersville, Pennsylvania Normal School. The school published a magazine entitles [sic] 'The Page Monthly.' Her intimate frind on the faculty was Rose Budd, who wrote an article for the magazine entitled 'Let me die in Autumn.' It was Clara's last school days that she choose [sic] that poem for her recitation. Her wich was granted when she passed away Sept. 1, 1860."
An oral history project of Lancaster 250 Education Committee and Operation Remember.
An oral history interview conducted in 1992 in which Ms. Martin recalls earlier years of Lancaster PA as she remembered them. Rocky Springs Amusement park outside Lancaster is one of her fondest recollections. She also recalls theaters, markets, and buildings in Lancaster .
111 pages, 1 unnumbered leaf of plates : color illustrations ; 23 cm
"This work is a revised and much expanded version of At the instance of Benjamin Franklin, by Edwin Wolf 2nd published ... in 1976 ... the new edition also contains passages from The Wolf years ... by Marie E. Korey published in 1984. The sections on the more recent history ... were written by John C. Van Horne and James Green ..."--Page .
The Society for Political Enquiries in conjunction with the Capitol Preservation Committee
Date of Publication
xi, 48 p. ill. 24 cm.
"Describes the history and contents of the General Assembly, Rare Books Collection at the State Library of Pennsylvania. The original colleciton was ordered from England by the clerk of Pennsylvania's General Assembly, Benjamin Franklin. Includes many photographs of the items in the collection, as well as an "Abbreviated list of titles from the General Assembly, Rare Books Collection" in the Appendix. Also includes bibliographical references" [from Worldcat]
Civil War commemorative badge from 1993, Allied Orders of the G.A.R. White button on top with flags and text: "113th PA. Encampment / Allied Orders of the G.A.R. / June 25-27 / 1993 / Gettysburg, PA." Flag-style ribbon attached.